Shooting at video game tournament claims multiple lives

Electronic Arts, the company that makes the video game, said it was working with authorities to "gather facts at this stage". "Love you all and hope something like this never happens again". And one woman who was not shot, but was hurt while fleeing... More..

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Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran, felt in Baghdad - USGS
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran, felt in Baghdad - USGS

At least two people were killed and 58 injured when a 5.9-magnitude natural disaster struck in western Iran's Kermanshah province early Sunday, said the general directorate of Kermanshah Province, as reported b...More..

Governor: 'CNN, MSNBC' And Democrats 'Are All Accomplices' in Mollie Tibbetts' Death
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Governor: 'CNN, MSNBC' And Democrats 'Are All Accomplices' in Mollie Tibbetts' Death

Cristhian Bahena Rivera , an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who lived nearby, was charged with her murder earlier this week. "So for an employer, having somebody who may have some familiarity...even wit...More..

Scott Morrison wins party ballot to become Australian PM - USA
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Scott Morrison wins party ballot to become Australian PM - USA

But after a torrid week of political manoeuvring in Canberra it was Morrison , a Turnbull ally who served as treasurer, who won a party vote 45-40. A leadership spill motion is a vote to declare the leader...More..

Julie Bishop to quit
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Julie Bishop to quit

Bishop was first elected as a lawmaker in 1998 for the seat of Curtin, in the Western Australian city of Perth. "We were forced to vote for Scott in round one", an MP said. She said that while Labor had at ...More..

Trump financial chief 'given immunity'
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Trump financial chief 'given immunity'

Trump, including Mr. Trump's knowledge of the deals, some of the people said. Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to handling hush money for Mr Trump in violation of campaign finance laws. Weisselberg, who go...More..

Hundreds evacuated near Berlin as forest fire threatens villages
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Hundreds evacuated near Berlin as forest fire threatens villages

More than 500 people had to leave their homes as a result of the fire in Treuenbrietzen, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) outside of Berlin. Residents of a third evacuated village, Frohnsdorf, were allowed to ...More..

‘Mass shooting’ at Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, authorities say
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

‘Mass shooting’ at Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, authorities say

An active shooter has attacked this weekend's Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville , Florida at Chicago Pizza, the city's Sheriff's department has confirmed. The shooting was an attack on a video foo...More..

Deep magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Peru
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Deep magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Peru

Express UK reports that the quake was also felt in northern Chile and the Colombian city of Medellin. It was reportedly too deep to cause a Tsunami, officials said. According to USGS data, the earthquake's epic...More..

Another Trump loyalist granted immunity as prosecutors close in on Trump business
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Another Trump loyalist granted immunity as prosecutors close in on Trump business

He spoke to a grand jury investigating Michael Cohen . Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, has said Cohen has information "that would be of interest" to the special counsel. "It is clear that, as the prosecutor noted...More..

Knifeman kills his mother and sister on street in Paris suburb
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Knifeman kills his mother and sister on street in Paris suburb

The 36-year-old attacker had psychiatric problems, French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb told reporters. Collomb said the attacker was "mentally unstable, rather than someone who was committed, who woul...More..

United States officials find secret tunnel between KFC and Mexico bedroom
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

United States officials find secret tunnel between KFC and Mexico bedroom

Officials said Lopez was seen removing the toolboxes from the former KFC earlier that day. The fentanyl alone could have supplied three million doses. USA authorities have discovered a sophisticated drug-sm...More..

Mollie Tibbetts’ younger brother leads football team to victory after her death
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Mollie Tibbetts’ younger brother leads football team to victory after her death

He then led the officers to her body which was dumped in a cornfield. "It is disgusting that they do these crimes". Lost in the mix, of course, are the voices of Tibbetts's family, some of whom have spoken ou...More..

DNC: Hack attack was actually 'unauthorized test'
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

DNC: Hack attack was actually 'unauthorized test'

Hackers also accessed the email accounts of Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, and systematically released the contents throughout the fall campaign. The DNC was hacked in 2016 during the presidenti...More..

Dallas resident in Honolulu braces for Hurricane Lane to arrive
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Dallas resident in Honolulu braces for Hurricane Lane to arrive

The storm has resulted in the closing of beaches and parks from South Point north to Kohala, as well as all public and charter schools on Hawaii Island and in Maui County until further notice. The previous owne...More..

Hurricane Lane Downgraded to Tropical Storm As Hawaii Escapes Catastrophe
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Hurricane Lane Downgraded to Tropical Storm As Hawaii Escapes Catastrophe

It had maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour. Rainfall totals from Hurricane Lane from Wednesday through Friday night, August 24, 2018, set records on the Big Island. The storm is barreling north and w...More..

Trump Urges Sessions to Investigate His Political Foes
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Trump Urges Sessions to Investigate His Political Foes

Trump blames Sessions' recusal for the launch of the special counsel's probe by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, also a Trump appointee who continues to oversee it and has withstood pressure to wind up t...More..

U.S. cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

U.S. cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

The US will announce a policy that, "from its point of view, essentially cancels the 'right of return, '" the report said. Kraehenbuehl, however, warned that the Palestinian refugee issue would not go away,...More..

Australia Gets A New Prime Minister
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Australia Gets A New Prime Minister

Morrison will replace Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , who is expected to resign. "We affirmed the strength of the relationship between the USA and Australia ", Morrison wrote. Turnbull said he would quit po...More..

Fear of disease in India's flood-hit Kerala
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Fear of disease in India's flood-hit Kerala

Authorities opened a naval airbase for commercial flights in the state's busiest city of Kochi to help with the operations, Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu, said. "Today we have almost one million people...More..

Jailed Ugandan pop star suffers severe beating in jail
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Jailed Ugandan pop star suffers severe beating in jail

But he was rearrested moments later. Kyagulanyi was then helped into the Police vehicle by his wife, Barbie, and driven off to the Gulu Magistrates' Court. Today, Bobi Wine was arraigned before the General ...More..

Emotional farewells as North, South Koreans part for last time
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Emotional farewells as North, South Koreans part for last time

A commentary in its Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Saturday said those opposed to dialogue were seeking to derail talks by making baseless references to "secret nuclear facilities" in North Korea . "Things will de...More..

Pompeo calls on Pakistan's Khan to act against 'terrorists'
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Pompeo calls on Pakistan's Khan to act against 'terrorists'

Speaking of how Pakistan needs to become more active in global terms, Qureshi said the country could use worldwide forums to its benefit. "Realignments have taken place and we need to understand those realign...More..

ISIL releases purported recording of leader
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

ISIL releases purported recording of leader

The recording was uploaded on Islamic State social media accounts to coincide with the Muslim feast Eid al-Adha, and purports to be spoken by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Baghdadi says that the lo...More..

New U.S. tariffs kick in for Chinese goods; Beijing retaliates
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

New U.S. tariffs kick in for Chinese goods; Beijing retaliates

Washington's latest tariffs apply to products including semiconductors, plastics, chemicals and railway equipment that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has said benefit from Beijing's "Made in Chi...More..

UAE denies Rs 700 crore flood-relief aid to Kerala, say reports
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

UAE denies Rs 700 crore flood-relief aid to Kerala, say reports

On August 18, Modi tweeted his thanks to the UAE prime minister for his offer of help: "A big thanks to @hhshkmohd for his gracious offer to support people of Kerala during this hard time". However, Manmoha...More..

Trump Boosted A White Nationalist Conspiracy Theory He Saw On Fox News
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Trump Boosted A White Nationalist Conspiracy Theory He Saw On Fox News

This was pushed to another level this week, when Donald Trump waded into the land debate on his favoured soapbox, Twitter, saying that the United States government would study "land seizures" and farm murders...More..

Hardline Border Security Advocate Scott Morrison Australia's New PM
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Hardline Border Security Advocate Scott Morrison Australia's New PM

Turnbull faced opposition from conservative members of his party over low poll numbers as the country approaches a general election in May 2019. Nearly three years since seizing power in a late-night coup, M...More..

Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'

No details were released about what caused the sharp force injuries. Rivera has not been charged with any type of sexual offence but the Iowa Department of Public Safety has warned that "further examination...More..

Duncan Hunter Can Use Campaign Funds in Defense
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Duncan Hunter Can Use Campaign Funds in Defense

In the strongly Republican district, "Hunter is probably still the favorite, but not as overwhelmingly as he was before", he added. "He's someone who fought the wars that we have overseas so I could have th...More..