Texas reports record highs as temperatures approach 120 degrees in Southwest today

The NWS issued a High Surf Advisory beginning Monday at 8 a.m. and lasting through 9 p.m. Wednesday. Phoenix reached a sweltering 115 degrees (46 Celsius), which broke the previous daily record, according to the National Weather Service . More..

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Magnitude 5.9 quake injures almost 130 in western Iran
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Magnitude 5.9 quake injures almost 130 in western Iran

One of these shakes yesterday injured almost 290 people in the west, state media reported. On Sunday, two moderate quakes of 5.7-magnitude and 5.9-magnitude rattled southern Hormozghan and western Kermanshah ...More..

Macron's bodyguard charged over May Day beatings
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Macron's bodyguard charged over May Day beatings

Potentially he could face charges of being violent as a public official, pretending to be a police officer, illegally wearing police insignia and attempting to obtain security camera footage. The uproar over ...More..

Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit - Dominic Raab
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit - Dominic Raab

More than 2 million people work in financial services across Britain, with 396,000 in London . "That is what we expect the United Kingdom government and EU27 countries to do". It came as German's foreign m...More..

Miami Beach condo collapses, at least 1 person injured
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Miami Beach condo collapses, at least 1 person injured

The Miami Beach Police Department tweeted that the injured person was transported to hospital. The building was the former Marlborough House condominium building, a 13-floor structure built in 1963 and boug...More..

Trump says Carter Page documents show DoJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation misled courts
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Trump says Carter Page documents show DoJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation misled courts

The newspaper, along with USA Today and others, filed Freedom of Information Act requests to obtain the material, which the Justice Department released but with many details redacted . All four judges we...More..

Britain's New Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt Warns Of No-Deal Brexit Risk
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Britain's New Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt Warns Of No-Deal Brexit Risk

The respected Fraser of Allander think tank has warned that Scottish growth would shrink by 5 per cent below expected levels if the United Kingdom was forced to revert to World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules ou...More..

British white paper constructive, questions remain: Barnier
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

British white paper constructive, questions remain: Barnier

But he questioned the UK's plans for a common rulebook as it only referred to goods checked at the border, not areas like pesticide use, adding: "How can we protect consumers in Europe?" The poll found that o...More..

China's Xi Jinping strikes deals with Rwanda during four-nation African tour
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

China's Xi Jinping strikes deals with Rwanda during four-nation African tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a five-day three-nation tour of the African continent on Monday. Rwanda, where both leaders will be visiting a day apart, is going host a Chinese president and an Ind...More..

Prosecutors Get Access To 12 Cohen Recordings After Privilege Waived
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Prosecutors Get Access To 12 Cohen Recordings After Privilege Waived

Jones announced that a full 12 audio files have officially been handed over to the government, sparking questions about why Trump has not argued they are covered by attorney-client privilege. But in a separate ...More..

Israel rejects Russian offer to keep Iranian forces 100 km from Golan
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Israel rejects Russian offer to keep Iranian forces 100 km from Golan

The incident came after Israel earlier this month, twice in the same week, fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached the country's border from Syria. Israel also affirmed that it would mai...More..

Ecuador close to evicting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: Greenwald
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Ecuador close to evicting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: Greenwald

Greenwald first drew widespread public attention by publishing data provided by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Glenn Greenwald has a piece up at the Intercept declaring that Julian Assange's tenure...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Rand Paul Will Ask Trump to Revoke John Brennan's Security Clearance

Ms Sanders accused the officials of having "politicised and in some cases monetised their public service and security clearances" as well as "making baseless accusations" against the president. The performance ...More..

Pompeo says strict sanctions enforcement key to N. Korea nuke issue
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Pompeo says strict sanctions enforcement key to N. Korea nuke issue

But North Korea has taken no demonstrable steps towards denuclearization, and now, according to Pompeo and Haley, it is violating those sanctions with Chinese and Russian help by illegally smuggling petrole...More..

Ethiopia gets first Eritrea ambassador in 20 years
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Ethiopia gets first Eritrea ambassador in 20 years

Ethiopia on Thursday appointed Redwan Hussein as its Ambassador to Eritrea . Hopefully, this new chapter of history between these two countries will be one that would lead to lasting peace and prosperity. R...More..

Jeremy Hunt: Real risk of accidental no-deal Brexit
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jeremy Hunt: Real risk of accidental no-deal Brexit

Raab said: "Well, I think that's a rather irresponsible thing to be coming from the other side". The Prime Minister, who took her Cabinet to north-east England for an away day, insisted that she was having "c...More..

Trump to Iran: 'never, ever threaten' USA again
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Trump to Iran: 'never, ever threaten' USA again

He said moderates in Iran are "unicorns", including Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif - the "polished frontmen for the ayatollahs' worldwide con artistry". In the speech at the Ronald Reagan...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Here is what Imran Khan says after concluding hectic election campaign

Afridi said Gandapur was returning after attending a corner meeting in Kulachi tehsil when the suicide bomber blew himself up close to his vehicle in a narrow muddy street. Pakistan's military intensified opera...More..

Israel Evacuates White Helmets in Face of Syrian Advance
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Israel Evacuates White Helmets in Face of Syrian Advance

More than 400 rescue workers and family members from Syria's southern provinces of Daraa and Quneitra were ferried into Israel on Sunday, then taken into Jordan for resettlement into Western countries. In Mon...More..

Trump Threatens Iran's Leader in All-Caps Tweet
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Trump Threatens Iran's Leader in All-Caps Tweet

Trump: We are the honest men who have throughout history guaranteed the safety of this region's waterways", Rouhani said. President Trump warned Iran Sunday night that it better not continue threatening th...More..

Korea starts dismantling key part of launch site: U.S. group
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Korea starts dismantling key part of launch site: U.S. group

Experts have suggested that the signing of the document, which could also include Beijing - as Chinese volunteer forces were part of the 1953 Armistice - could be key to North Korea ending its nuclear weapo...More..

California authorities responding to ‘active barricaded suspect’ at Trader Joe's, police say
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

California authorities responding to ‘active barricaded suspect’ at Trader Joe's, police say

He was being held on $2 million bail Sunday and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney to comment on the allegations. A Los Angeles supermarket was barricaded after a gunman entered the store and took employ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Judge Grants Immunity To Five Manafort Witnesses

He has pleaded not guilty to all charges. But the same judge also ruled the witnesses' identities would be made public, something special counsel Robert Mueller's team was trying to keep under wraps until M...More..

Duterte ally and ex-Philippine president Arroyo gets house speaker job
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Duterte ally and ex-Philippine president Arroyo gets house speaker job

According to Inquirer.net , her microphone was turned off as she was taking an oath. The Lower House's failure to ratify BOL came as plots to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez surfaced before the Sona. But befo...More..

SC’s Trey Gowdy says Trump aides should consider quitting over Russian Federation performance
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

SC’s Trey Gowdy says Trump aides should consider quitting over Russian Federation performance

US President, Donald Trump (L) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands before attending a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. Despite...More..

Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts missing since going jogging Wednesday
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts missing since going jogging Wednesday

Police in southern Utah are asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing Iowa woman who they say has family connections in southern Utah. "She's a very responsible and conscientious young woman". Powe...More..

Gunman and young woman dead, 13 others injured in Toronto shooting
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Gunman and young woman dead, 13 others injured in Toronto shooting

One victim dead so far, 14 others wounded. Mr Saunders said the police presence would be increased in the Danforth area following the shooting. One dead and around thirteen people sustained injuries in a ...More..

Table Rock Lake tragedy | Duck boat recovered from the lake
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Table Rock Lake tragedy | Duck boat recovered from the lake

Visitation services will also be held Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon at the church in Osceola, which is about 175 miles (280 kilometers) northeast of Little Rock. Two GoFundMe campaigns have been sta...More..

Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel

Chris Van Hollen to address election security and Russian Federation that recently picked up some additional support in the Senate as lawmakers continue to warn of future attempts by Moscow to interfere in Unit...More..

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens to close Strait of Hormuz
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens to close Strait of Hormuz

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has backed President Hassan Rouhani's suggestion that Iran may block Gulf oil exports if its exports are stopped and said any negotiations with the United Sta...More..